Martin Luther King Day

January 17, 2000

Source: Omaha World-Herald

On January 17, 2000, the Omaha World-Herald reported that members of Omaha's black and Jewish communities worshipped together on Sunday, January 16th in remembrance of Martin Luther King. About 100 people attended the service at the Church of the Living God, which welcomed members of the Temple Israel synagogue. In addition, approximately 600 people gathered for a Sunday evening service at the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance to remember King.